The use of tests on slaughterhouse cattle for estimating relative potencies of tuberculins and for the calculation of discrimination tests.

@article{PATERSON1958TheUO,
  title={The use of tests on slaughterhouse cattle for estimating relative potencies of tuberculins and for the calculation of discrimination tests.},
  author={A B PATERSON and Philip Stuart and I W Lesslie},
  journal={The Journal of hygiene},
  year={1958},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={
          1-18
        }
}
Veterinary research work on mammalian tuberculin is principally directed towards the discovery of types or modifications of purified protein derivatives (PPDs), which differentiate between tuberculous and non-tuberculous cattle more accurately than the existing tuberculins, the tuberculous animal being defined as one infected with the bovine type of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Cattle may be sensitized to mammalian tuberculin not only by M. tuberculosis var. bovis, but also by a variety of other… CONTINUE READING

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